Our Mission, Vision and Strategic Aims

Our Mission

The mission or core purpose of the GCC is:

  • Safeguarding people who use chiropractic by setting and upholding standards for the profession

We will deliver our mission by carrying out our key statutory duties to:

  • set the standards of chiropractic education, conduct and practice
  • recognise chiropractic degree programmes that achieve our standards
  • maintain the register of individuals who meet our requirements in respect of character, health, competence and CPD, and
  • investigate and determine all complaints against our registrants.

Our Vision

  • We aim to deliver effective regulation for the protection of patients and the public and to do so in a fair, proportionate and objective manner.

Strategic Aims

We aim to:

  • protect patients and the public;
  • uphold and improve professional standards;
  • engage effectively and have constructive dialogue with our stakeholders;
  • improve our effectiveness, ensuring our systems are cost effective and fit for purpose.

The GCC's Strategic Statement 2015-2017 defines our core purpose and explains our strategic aims and how we are going to deliver them.